POLITICS

African Union Sends Nigerian ex-President as Mediator for Somalia-Ethiopia Crisis

What's Happening The African Union's Peace and Security Council has sent Nigerian ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in an attempt to negotiate a peaceful solution to the present crisis between Ethiopia and Somalia, as tensions threaten to boil over into war. The Crisis The present crisis began when Ethiopia and the breakaway region of...

Somalia Rejects AU Mediation with Ethiopia

What's Happening Somalia has rejected attempts by the African Union to mediate the crisis between Ethiopia and Somalia over the Ethiopia-Somaliland 'Memorandum of Understanding'. Somalia's foreign ministry released a statement saying that, while they appreciate the AU's support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of its member states, there is...

US Says they are “Troubled” about Ethiopia-Somaliland Port Deal

"We Support Somalia" US National Security Council Spokesman John Kirby has said that the US is "certainly troubled" about the Ethiopia-Somaliland 'Memorandum of Understanding' port deal. "As we've said many, many times, we support Somalia's sovereignty, their territorial integrity, and it's got to be respected" -John Kirby Kirby added that the US...

Diplomatic Reactions from Iranian Strike in Iraq

As this publication reported last night, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) launched four missiles from Khuzestan, Iran towards Idlib, Syria, and seven missiles from East Azerbaijan, Iran towards Erbil, Iraq. Since those strikes, a flurry of diplomatic cables and announcements have emerged from the United States, Iran, Iraq,...

Nauru Caves to Chinese “Dollar Diplomacy”, Cuts Ties With Taiwan (Again) in Targeted Post Election Announcement

Nauru Breaks with Taiwan: Nauru, formerly known as Pleasant Island and a micro-state in Micronesia in the Central Pacific, has officially abandoned its full diplomatic ties with Taiwan at 0000 EST today. This announcement comes only days after the victory of Lai Ching-te in Taiwan’s presidential polls, a victory that...

Week's Top Stories

spot_img